B W Furlong and Associates

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Description

The goal of this externship is to provide a highly motivated individual with in-depth exposure to a high-quality equine practice with an emphasis on sport horse medicine, pleasure horse practice, general internal medicine, reproduction, and perinatology.

Externs will observe and assist staff veterinarians on ambulatory calls and in the clinic during the work up of medicine, lameness, prepurchase and elective surgery cases. Externs will also assist with after hours treatments, observations and emergencies.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Brendan W. Furlong, MVB, MRCVS, Team Vet US Olympic 3-Day Event Team
  • Wendy Leich, MVB acupuncture
  • Rachel Gardner, DVM, dip ACVIM
  • Christana ober, DVM Team Vet Canadian Olympic 3-Day Event Team
  • Margaret Mullin, VMD
  • Scott Angstadt, DVM
  • Sarah Gold, DVM
  • Janee McKinney, VMD
  • Misty Gray, DVM
  • Erin Haas DVM
  • Consulting surgeons:  Dennis Milne, DVM, DACVS; Michael Fugaro, VMD, DACVS

Educational Resources

  • Weekly journal rounds
  • Multiple books and journals available
  • Computers with internet access
  • Fall Performance Horse Seminar
  • Spring Mare and Foal Seminar

Responsibilities

To provide the extern with exposure to a busy equine practice with an emphasis on sport horse medicine and pleasure horse practice throughout the year and reproduction and neonatology during the foaling and breeding season. Externs will have an opportunity to accompany vets on ambulatory calls and to observe in-depth lameness and prepurchase examinations in the clinic where diagnostic imaging services include digital radiography, nuclear scintigraphy and ultrasonography. During foal season externs can participate in the work up and treatment of newborn foals and mares with high risk pregnancies.

Student Supervision

Students will have direct access to veterinarians and staff at all times while participating in the externship. Responsibilities during regular working hours will be supervised by staff veterinarians and technicians. After hours responsibilities will be supervised buy the on call veterinarian and the two veterinary interns.

Housing

Onsite housing is available.

Practice Information

B W Furlong and Associates
P.O. Box 16
101 Homestead Road
Oldwick, NJ 08858

ph: 908-439-2821
fax: 908-439-2691

email: bwfurlongnj-eqvet [at] yahoo [dot] com
website: www.bwfurlongnj.com

Signature on file: Misty E. Gray, DVM
Updated on: 1/24/2008